Indigenous peoples' movements have transcended their status as objects of government policy, or as a passing fad that grabbed attention as a colorful cultural phenomenon. They have converted themselves into a resilient, cohesive political force with the power to determine political outcomes.
Broadening Democracy: Latin America's Indigenous Peoples' Movements
Donna Lee Van Cott is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is author of The Friendly Liquidation of the Past: The Politics of Diversity in Latin America (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000).
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Donna Lee Van Cott; Broadening Democracy: Latin America's Indigenous Peoples' Movements. Current History 1 February 2004; 103 (670): 80–85. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.670.80
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